Charting Bloopers - page 59

Found in the History and Physical section of a patient's chart who had experienced visual hallucinations while ill: "Patient vehemently denies any auditory, tactile, or old factory... Read More

  1. by   Katillac
    Talk to text errors just in one shift's charting:
    • Had a bed elevated city for degree.
    • Patient was asleep when this nurse arrived at the TVs to sleep at this time.
    • This is a pain anxiety on the respiratory distress.
    • 100 ml bloody irons
    • Skidmore to dry

      And my favorites:
    • Adamant discretion dissolved in morphine.
    • Patient remains Ground Zero tortured.
  2. by   StatBlues
    I guess, before he got on the vent
  3. by   Buckeye.nurse
    Quote from Terre
    A new intern to our CCU once charted attempts to cardiovert a patient in the following manner:
    Attempted to convert the patient with 200 jews, unsuccessful. Second attempt to convert the patient with 300 jews unsuccessful. Patient finally converted on the third attempt with 300 jews.
    The mental picture of three hundred rabbis surrounding a patient's bed yelling, "Convert, convert!" was too much. We nicknamed him "Call a Code or Call a Rabbi" from that day forward.
    Thank you so much for making my day!!! The visual image is too much
  4. by   sevensonnets
    Patient's family had some questions for the doc so I paged him to call them in the room, but they had already left. Patient herself age 94 answers the phone. The doc then calls me and says, "Do NOT call me back. I don't know what channel Wheel of Fortune's on!"
  5. by   sevensonnets
    Sorry, got interrupted before I finished. So next shift charted Patient de-stressed and calling out for doctor. VSS. Dr. H paged to see on rounds."
  6. by   Kitiger
    As a student on OB rotation, I once charted, "Father in. Nursing baby."

    My instructor asked me if that was REALLY what I meant to chart?

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